Editorials

Detroit’s disregard for its past has encroached on Hamtramck

The Detroit Land Bank Authority can add another blunder to its rocky tenure. The organization had previously come under scrutiny for failing to monitor a demolition contractor’s work.…

Hamtramck Public Schools continue on road to success

A couple of weeks ago the public school district held its annual “State of the District” address. Once again, the district had good news to report: It is…

News

It’s out with the old and in with a new turf at Keyworth Stadium

It’s out with the old and in with a new turf at Keyworth Stadium

  By Charles Sercombe Keyworth Stadium’s old, worn out artificial turf is no more. A…

Poletown meeting is set

Poletown meeting is set

By Charles Sercombe Local officials aren’t letting General Motors get off easy in closing one…

School district presents its annual financial picture and plans

School district presents its annual financial picture and plans

  By Charles Sercombe Over the past 15 years, public school districts in the state…

And then there were just two …

And then there were just two …

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck was on the verge of acquiring a major artifact…

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Business

Maine Street celebrates 20 years of dishing up good food

Maine Street celebrates 20 years of dishing up good food

    By Charles Sercombe While many restaurants have come and gone in Hamtramck in recent times, there has been one constant for the past 20 years. Maine…

For $15 a month, FRD Pharmacy can hook you up with a doctor

By Alan Madlane Ever wake up in the middle of the night and feel sick, but not sick enough to wait hours and hours in a hospital emergency…

Market owner gives thanks back to customers for Thanksgiving

Market owner gives thanks back to customers for Thanksgiving

    By Charles Sercombe For 45 years Mike Kizy and his family have operated Sam’s Market at Commor and Fleming. It’s probably not going out on a…

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Hamtramck celebrates Veterans Day

Hamtramck celebrates Veterans Day

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck veterans and residents gathered on Saturday morning to salute those who served. The Hamtramck Allied Veterans…

News

Hamtramck’s log cabin: The treasure was lost, found … and lost again

By Greg Kowalski You can hear and see the whole story on Thursday, March 28, at the Hamtramck Historical Museum, when it presents “The Lost Log Cabin.”…

Features

The Lore of Hamtramck … A memorable meeting with Mrs. Roosevelt

The Lore of Hamtramck … A memorable meeting with Mrs. Roosevelt

  By Greg Kowalski “It was terrific!” That’s how Helen (Grudzien) Livingston remembers the day in 1936 when she presented a bouquet of roses to Eleanor Roosevelt,…

Editorials

Hamtramck’s historic stadium is on track to being reborn

Hamtramck’s historic stadium is on track to being reborn

  Good things continue to happen to Hamtramck, despite our occasional bumps in the road. Detroit rock and roll star Jack White is donating $10,000 in the…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…